Childcare Program

Child Care Assistance

The North Carolina Community College Child Care Grant Program is available to eligible students with children ages birth to Pre-K. The grant pays up to $24 per day to assist student-parents with the financial responsibilities for child care expenses so they may stay enrolled and complete their educational goals.


  •    Apply for Admission to SCC and be admitted to a curriculum program of study.
  •    Hold a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  •    Demonstrate financial need by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA).
  •    Make Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  •    Must attend all classes.
  •    Must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and be enrolled as at least a half-time student (6 or more credit hours).
  •    Preference is given to students with a seated class schedule 
  •    Must be a North Carolina resident.
  •    Must not be receiving other assistance for child care.

How to Apply:

Complete the Child Care Grant application below and return it to the SCC Financial Aid Office.

Have the licensed/registered Child Care Facility of your choice complete and return the W-9 form to our office.

Search for licensed/registered Child Care Facilities in your area.